In the REF program, a mandatory individual who fails to comply with an employment program participation requirement and does not have good cause for failure to comply is subject to disqualification under this rule only after the individual has had the opportunity to participate in the re-engagement process under OAR 461-190-0231 (Re-engagement; JOBS, Pre-TANF, REP, SFPSS, TA-DVS).
In the REF program, the effects of an REP disqualification are progressive. There are two levels of disqualification:
At the second level, the penalty is the removal of the disqualified individual from the need group for six months. If the disqualified individual is the only member of the filing group, the assistance is terminated.